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Donna Tartt (1963 - )

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imogen October 20th, 2008 05:45 PM PST

The Secret History is a one of the Greats. I read it over and over. Buy it today.

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Donna Tartt (born December 23, 1963) is an American writer who received critical acclaim for her two novels, The Secret History (1992) and The Little Friend (2002). Tartt was the 2003 winner of the WH Smith Literary Award for The Little Friend.

The daughter of Don and Taylor Tartt, she was born in Greenwood, Mississippi but raised 32 miles away in Grenada, Mississippi. At age five, she wrote her first poem, and she first saw publication in a Mississippi literary review when she was 13 years old.

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